Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Sighle Kennedy papers, 1920s-1996, bulk 1963-1996

Series VI: Published scholarly writing by Sighle Kennedy, 1970-1990

Series VI contains typed copies and off-prints of Kennedy's published scholarly work.

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Subseries VI.1: Conference papers and proposals, 1979-1986

One conference paper abstract, for a 1979 talk, and one draft, from 1986, are featured in this small subseries.

Box 22 Folder 1 "Samuel Beckett's 'Art of Pure Interrogation,'", 1979 July

Box 22 Folder 2 "Samuel Beckett's Creative Helix: Novel Bonded to Play/Play Bonded to Novel,", 1986

Subseries VI.2: Published articles, book reviews, and monograph, 1970-1990

Contained in this subseries are off-prints of six articles and a photocopy of one book review published by Kennedy. Her book, Murphy's Bed, and clippings of reviews of her publications are also featured.

Box 22 Folder 3 "Artistic Coherence." Review of Samuel Beckett's Murphy: A Critical Excursion. South Atlantic Bulletin 35.3 (May 1970), 64-67.

Box 22 Folder 4 Murphy's Bed: A Study of Real Sources and Sur-real Associations in Samuel Beckett's First Novel. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell UP and Cranbury, NJ: Associated UP, 1971.

Box 22 Folder 5 "'The Devil and Holy Water': Samuel Beckett's Murphy and Flann O'Brien's At Swim-Two-Birds." Modern Irish Literature: Essays in Honor of William York Tindall. Eds. Raymond J. Porter and James D. Brophy. Iona College Press and Twayne, New York: Iona College Press and Twayne, 1972. 251-260.

Box 22 Folder 6 "Spirals of Need: Irish Prototypes in Samuel Beckett's Fiction." Yeats, Joyce, and Beckett: New Light on Three Modern Irish Writers. Eds. Kathleen McGrory and John Unterecker. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell UP and London: Associated UP, 1976. 153-166.

Box 22 Folder 7 "'The Simple Games the Time Plays with Space--' An Introduction to Samuel Beckett's Manuscripts of Watt." Centerpoint: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies 2.3 (Fall 1977): 55-60.

Box 22 Folder 8 "The Famine and the Feasting of the Ages: Samuel Beckett's Occult Endnotes to Krapp's Last Tape." Centerpoint: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies 3.1 (Fall 1978): 55-60.

Box 22 Folder 9 "Samuel Beckett's Language: 'Danger: Explosive Materials.'" Centerpoint: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies 4.2 (Fall 1980): 135-137.

Box 22 Folder 10 "Beckett's 'Schoolboy Copy' of Dante: A Handbook for Liberty." Dalhousie French Studies 19 (1990 Fall-Winter): 11-19.

Box 22 Folder 11 Reviews of Kennedy's scholarly writing, 1972-1977